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the barrier to that is being able to pay for that. paying for that over the lifetime of the system so that you can pay it with the savings that you have for those systems is just a very elegant response, and the right response. the other thing is that we also have a lot of young men and women in particular that reentering the work force and there is not enough jobs for those individuals. go solar sf is a wonderful program. it's provided many opportunities for entrance into the work force and skilling people up, so that they can work in the clean energy field or in other fields because they have gotten the skills that are necessary in terms of hard and soft skills in terms of working so this is a really great opportunity for san francisco to be a leader and do the right thing, so thank you
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very much and i am looking forward to participating in it. >> thank you. much appreciated. supervisor mar any comments or questions? to all the speakers if you have any other comments and again mr. chin or commissioner arsy if you want to come back up and any other questions or comments otherwise we will wrap it up. >> thanks supervisor. just one thing i wanted to say and you mentioned city build on the work force side we are exciting about city build and the role pat mulligan can play and the department of the environment and we have them here and there is capacity and infrastructure with cal and rich at the department to be really supportive so i wanted to add that component and everything is set and ready to go and we're excited about the potential moving forward with the program.
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>> supervisor mar. >> i did want to ask if rich can elaborate more on how this is legally defensible given the changes at the federal and new changes at the state level and how this is privately financed as well? >> sure supervisor mar. so as i mentioned and supervisor farrell also alluded to this, the statements from 2010 from the federal financing agency were statements of concern, and since those statements were released most residential pace programs including ours in san francisco basically suspended because there was some question as to what was really behind those statements. as supervisor farrell mentioned a number of residential pace programs have continued to operate even in light of that regulatory uncertainty and they actually have been quite successful and
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to everyone's knowledge none of those federal agencies have actually acted upon any of those statements that they had made in 2010. >> if they acted upon that means there was a fear a few years ago they might challenge different programs but they haven't done that over three years? >> correct. their position basically remains the same but their actions have not really followed up on key thing for us in san francisco now governor brown as put money on the table to mitigate any remaining risk to fannie and freddie and offered to them to basically make them whole if there was a case of a default on a pace assessment for a home that was -- where the first was either a fannie and freddie mortgage or later to be
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sold to fannie and freddie. >> governor jerry brown's action reduces the risk to projects in san francisco that may move forward? >> exactly. and we're conforming to the state program and the rules that are plomb gaited from the state agency responsible for that. >> is there a simple way to say how our program differs from sonoma county? >> sure. they have been using pace for five years using primarily their county treasury funds as a source of financing so what we're contemplating and most other programs including the one in riverside county that i mentioned is work with private entities that negotiate administrative and financing agreements with the sponsoring government to basically provide capital to finance the improvements under our pace program in sort of a public
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private partnership model where the funds that are actually provided are coming from private investors at rates that are predetermined and agreed upon between the parties with other administrative rules in place, and where the city basically is able to uses it taxing authority to allow for this financing to happen. >> then my last question chair farrell i know the focus is on panels for residential homes and buildings and can you talk about the importance -- and i know cal knows this from the department of the environment and the retrofits and it was mentioned water conservation too and energy efficiency and water conservation as ways to reduce our carbon footprint as well. >> absolutely. the great thing about pace is it's open to many
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different kinds of projects. it's not just a solar financing program or a energy efficiency program. it's all of the above and water conservation, electric charging stations, anything that can help us meet our community climate goals by reducing energy consumption and putting more renewable energy on the grid is an eligible project as long as it's affixed to the property and in that way we think we can see more comprehensive projects that reduce energy consumption through efficiency and potentially adding the renewables which would be a great outcome. >> thank you. >> thank you and supervisor mar for those questions. those are great questions. we have no speakers and budget analyst report and at this point we will open to up for public comment. seeing none public comment is
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closed. do i have a motion to move this forward with recommendation? okay. without opposition. thank you everyone . madam clerk can we call item number three. >> item three is agreement amendment airport professional services - operation and maintenance services - air train system not to exceed $98,700,000 for the period of march 1, 2014, through february 28, 2017. >> great thank you. we have someone from the airport to speak on item three. >> thank you chair farrell and supervisor mar. kathy with the san francisco airport. the airport is asking to amend existing lease with bombardier transportation holdings. this option will exercise the first -- this amendment will authorize the first option to extend the contract for an additional three
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years to to increase the not to exceed amount. the board of supervisors approved the current agreement with bombardier in 2008 for an initial five year term which does expire in march of 2014. this proposed amendment will allow for the extension of the contract through february of 2019 and add funds to the total contract amount to cover operations and maintenance of the system, staffing costs, and it does include $3.2 million to cover a short fall in the current contract. when the agreement was approved in 2008 airport staff reported there would be a short fall in the contract amount due to an escalation in labor and material costs over the five year term as well as the anticipated need to repace and upgrade equipment. at that time we reported we would seek the additional funds at the end of the five year term when we could accurately account for
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what the short fall would be so that's why it's before you today. this amendment would authorize the airport to exercise the first option to extend the contract and add $4.2 million to the contract for a new not to exceed amount of $98,700,000. the budget analyst recommends approval and i am happy to answer any questions. >> thank you very much. supervisor mar any questions? okay. much appreciated. mr. rose could we go to your budget analyst report please. >> yes mr. chairman, members of the committee, supervisor mar as shown on page nine of the report and the requested authorization for the extended period under the agreement with bombardier is amount listed. that amount includes 38 million plus for base operations, maintenance, escalations and bonuses for the
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three year extended term and $3.2 million as was indicated to cover the short fall of the existing budget for the initial five year term of the agreement. funding for the proposed amended agreement will be provided from the airport operating budget. we recommend that you approve this resolution. >> thank you very much mr. rose. any questions for the budget analyst? seeing none. let's open it up for public comment. seeing none public comment is closed. can i have a motion and approve that without opposition. okay. could you please call item four madam clerk. >> item four is a resolution retroactively authorizing the arts commission to accept a grant in the amount of $200,000 from kaiser permanente for the bayview opera house plaza renovation and rest raigdz for
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the period listed. >> okay. we have ms. axle to speak on this morning. >> good morning. you have the resolution for the arts commission accepting this grant and this is the tail end of fundraising for the capital improvement project for the bayview opera house plaza restoration and renovation project. after years of securing public dollars we turned to the private sector and this kaiser permanente $200,000 reflects the tail end of that effort. i can tell you the renovation will work on the corridor and the concrete in the plaza footprint and childrens' area and seating and performance venue and adding other green elements to the space. groundbreaking is in early march, 2014 we hope you join us
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here and i will answer any questions. >> any questions? okay. we don't have a budget analyst report for item four so we will move to public comment. seeing none public comment is closed. >> move approval. >> we have a motion to move this forward and we can do so without opposition. madam clerk can you please call item five. >> item five is a resolution retroactively authorizing the office of workforce development for a grant of amount five for the period week five. >> okay. thank you. we have oewd to speak on this item. >> thank you. i am john [inaudible] with programs operation. we are here to request authorization for us to accept and expend additional assistance money for this program and help
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dislocated workers and recent large scale dislocation events that were in the information technology sector when 500 individuals lost employment this summer. this additional assistance is available to us when mass layoffs occur so we have the capacity to respond with services beyond what we can do with the allocation. this will assist other workers that are dislocated during this period and the goal is serve up to 175 workers through the date of the grant of march 31, 2015 and i am happy to answer any questions. >> okay. any questions supervisor mar? appreciate it. no budget analyst report. we will move to public comment? seeing none public comment is closed. motion to move this item forward and we can move without opposition. madam clerk
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can you call item six and seven . >> item six is approving amendment to the san francisco tour impdirect and collection of distribution of fees by the office of the treasurer and tax collector and item seven is resolution for moscone expansion district management district plan and transfer fees by office of the treasurer and tax collector. agreement with the nonprofit owners association for administration and management. >> okay. thank you. lisa here from oewd. >> good morning supervisor farrell and supervisor mar. this is a resolution approving amendment to the san francisco tourism improvement district management district plan. this resolution is going to require monthly instead of quarterly assessment collection and distribution of funds by the office of the treasurer and tax
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collector. greg coto is here to speak more to this but the board of supervisors has adopted ordinance 203-13 that amends article six of the san francisco regulation code to authorize the office of the treasurer and tax collector of the city and county of san francisco to collect the city's transient tax on a monthly rather quarterly basis beginning effective january 1, 2014 so this resolution for the tourism improvement district will change the management plan to allow the tax collector to also collect the assessments for the tourism improvement district on a monthly basis and additionally the file 131128 will amend the plan for the moscone expansion district and allow for monthly collections and the resolution for that
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district will authorize the office of workforce development to enter into a management agreement with the nonprofit management corporation, the san francisco improvement tourism management district to manage the moscone management district. there are amendments -- administrative amendments that i have introduced today for your consideration to these two resolutions and with that i would like to ask greg coto if we would like to speak on behalf of the office of the treasurer and tax collector. >> good morning supervisors. greg coto from the office of the treasurer and tax collector. lisa summed it up very well what the resolutions do. they just bring the moscone expansion district and the tourism improvement district assessment collection in line with the transient occupancy tax collection so hotels can file all on one filing and get that
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taken care of and be compliant with the assessments and the tax. >> thank you. much appreciated. okay. supervisor mar any questions? okay. we don't have a budget analyst report for six or seven either so we will move to public comment. anyone wish to comment on these items? seeing none public comment is closed. >> move the recommendation. >> so can we have a motion to accept the amendments without opposition and the underlying items and without opposition as well. madam clerk we're going to skip item eight and call that later on in the calendar so could you please call item nine. >> item nine is a resolution authorizing mayor's office of housing and community development to accept and expend infill infrastructure grant from the california state department of housing and community development for the amount nine
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for the housing development at 5800 third street. >> thank you very much. we have mayor's office to come speak on this item. >> thank you chair farrell, supervisor mar, i am pam simms and work in the mayor's office office of community development and i am here to present the request for authorization to accept and expend state of california infill and infrastructure funding in the amount not to exceed the amount listed and the bay view housing would be affordable senior housing and 117 one bedroom units and two bedroom units and upon completion the bay view senior center will be relocated
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to this site and this concludes the presentation. thank you. >> okay. thank you. again no budget analyst report for item nine so we will move to public comment. anyone wish to comment on this item? seeing none public comment is closed. >> i will move the recommendation. >> move with recommendation to the full board. madam clerk can you please call 10 through 15 together please. >> items 10 through 15 are resolutions approving master lease amendments for the united states navy treasure island water waterfront and land and structures and marina and child care and event and venues and firefighter training center for week 10. >> good morning. we are here to
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ask for your approval of the master leases. as you know the treasure island authority became the caretaker of the islands 16 years ago. during that time what we call the interim period use while the property is waiting to transfer to the city the navy allows us to lease the property and buildings at no cost through the six master leases just read into the record. they sub lease the records for maritime and special events to generate revenue to operate the island and we have operated self sufficiently for the last 16 years and these expire annually and when they remove or add properties to the master leases it requires your approval. the master lease has been amended 37 times over the 16 years. some are for public
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purpose and don't generate income like the [inaudible] beach and the shoreline promenade and other leases are with nonprofits like the little leagues and catholic charities and still others are with city agencies like the fire department. these permits generate millions of dollars to the islands for the operation and include staffing and contracts and services to provide services to the residents and pursuant to the resolution of the board of supervisors establishing our authority and the bylaws supervisors approval required to enter into these contracts to extend the term until november 30, 2014. once they transfer the property or parcels are done the navy to the city these amendments would no longer be necessary but until that
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time we seek your approval to generate income to pay for the municipal services and street lining, building maintenance and urban forestry and child care development, programs for the youth through the ymca and the boys and girls club for the island community and i seek your approval for these amendments. >> thank you very much. madam clerk i believe -- we need to make these items retroactive to december 1, is that correct. >> yes. >> deputy city attorney john gibner, just the title. >> just the title. thank you very much. >> thank you supervisors. >> any questions? again the budget analyst report is none. anyone to comment on public comment? seeing none public comment is closed. okay. so we need to move forward for amendment to change the title to that date. >> i will move that amendment.
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>> okay. that amendment is move without opposition and the underlying items and move them forward without opposition. so moved. okay. thank you very much. madam clerk can you please call item 16. >> item 16 is ordinance appropriating $4,388,000 and transit center district funds and transportation development impact years to the municipal transportation agency to support capital improvement projects for fiscal year 2013-2014. >> we have several speakers. >> i am with the mta and we are here to request budget authorization for approximately 4.4 million dollars of development impact fees for various pedestrian and other safety transportation and open space projects from the rincon
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area and the market octavia and the new transit area. these funds will fund nine projects in these areas and we are looking for your support to move forward with these projects. i am here to answer any questions about specific projects. thank you. >> supervisor mar any questions? >> i wanted to ask about the budget analyst's recommendations. are you in agreement with those? >> we are in agreement, yes. we would like to thank the planning department and the mayor's office and budget for moving this item forward. >> thank you very much. we you have move to the budget analyst report mr. rose. >> on page 29 we report that the appropriation for the neighborhood plan and the acvaifia plan and the rink con projects totaling $4,388,000
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are in the city's capital plan and table two page 22 of our report and on page 22 we have a table through which shows that the total fund balance for the eastern neighborhoods impact fee and octavia community infrastructure fees and the other infrastructure fees as of this date was 13 million plus so if you do approve the appropriation the requested $4,388,000 and request in a fund balance as listed. our recommendation on page 23 is that we recommend that you amend the proposed ordinance to place $500,000 in transit center district open space impact fees and $300,000 in transit center and street improvement impact fees for total of $800,000 on reserve and that's because the
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actual receipt of such impact revenues that have not been received and that you approved the proposed ordinance as amended. >> thank you mr. rose. supervisor mar any questions for the budget analyst? okay. we will move on to public comment. seeing none public comment is closed. okay. so can i have a motion to approve the amendments as suggested. >> so moved. >> we will take those without opposition and the underlying item as amended and take that without opposition as well. madam clerk can you please call item 17. >> item 17 is resolution authorizing the office of community and infrastructure and aggregate bonds not to exceed $70,000,000 for the amount of financing the obligations for the successor agency and redevelopment agency for the area. >> i am leo levinson for the
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department and the successor agency to the redevelopment agency and what you have before you is an request to increase the bonding authority in the budget. it was originally 58.6 million and this would increase to $70 million and the reason for the increase is turns out that we have been advised that it may be possible to realize more bond proceeds than we expected at the time we submitted the budget. these bonds are under the term of a development agreement with the developer has advanced already probably up to $120 million so far of unreimbursed infrastructure cost in this area. under the terms of the agreement they are allowed to request us to bond and required to bond up to the limit that we can in order to reimburse the costs. the overall cost for
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the developer expected to advance approximately $700 million for the scbrairses a major commitment and doing this in line with that agreement. the debt service on these bonds are paid from property tax increment in the area and already pledged to the area so there will be no general fund impact from this action. we're very closely coordinating with the city's office of public finance which is part of our team helping to prepare the bond documents and we have been grateful for their help so i am happy to answer any questions. >> thank you very much. any questions? okay. we have no budget analyst report so we will move to public comment. anyone wish to comment? seeing none public comment is closed. can i have a motion to move this forward with recommendation. >> so moved. >> and we can take that without opposition. madam clerk can you go back and call item eight please. >> item eight is release of reserve founds in the adult
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probation department in the amount of amount eight for the sex offender containment model. >> thank you for being here. >> good morning supervisor farrell supervisor mar. i am the chief deputy of the probation department and behalf of chief wendy still and planned to attend the hearing but she is testifying in the courts building. the adult probation department urges this committee to approve the comprehensive budget and legislative analyst recommendation to release $268,000 of the appropriated and reserved amount eight of state realignment funds on the current budget and reserve for the sex offender containment model and
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housing. we urgedded committee to reserve also the amount listed. >> thank you very much. if no questions at this point we will move to the budget analyst report. mr. rose please. >> mr. chairman, supervisor mar on the budget of page 14 of the report we state based on the actual expenditures through the time listed and that is


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